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Transportation funding options: tolls and gas and sales tax hikes

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy commenting on proposals by his transportation funding panel.

A state panel is recommending restoring tolls to Connecticut highways, raising sales and gasoline taxes, and taking other steps to finance a 30-year transportation program – but Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Thursday he would propose none of the revenue-raising proposals in the new budget he will give legislators in three weeks. Continue Reading →

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Even transportation panel’s homework sets off a partisan furor

Commuters on the Metro North railroad.

The group studying how to fund a 30-year transportation improvement program in Connecticut knows there are few options – if any – that won’t spark controversy. But the state’s Transportation Finance Panel watched that challenge expand significantly after its research became the focal point of an intensifying partisan battle among state legislative leaders. Continue Reading →

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